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CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
, which is the backbone of our economy. earlier, a representative from kentucky talked about how it is the right thing to do to improve the health of thousands of his citizens over the next decade. he also talked about it from an economic and fiscal standpoint. 50 million dollars will be injected into kentucky's economy. it will bring $800 million to the state treasury, create 17,000 jobs and support their glad toso we were very hear what he had to say at the press event and afterward. in few areas has a lot been of greater impact than in the lives americans with chronic conditions. if you had insurance that you liked before, whatever it was, it is going to be better now because of no pre-existing conditions being a barrier to your access to insurance. also removing lifetime or even on the funding you can receive for care. thanks to affordable health care act in relationship to pre- existing conditions, up to 17 million children with pre- existing conditions have already been able to gain affordable coverage. starting january 1, up to 129 million americans, including children, in
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
. more than anything else, they want a job. but finding work remains very difficult in an economy that still has one point 5 million fewer jobs than before the recession started six years ago. we have never had anything close to such a sustained job deficit after any recent downturn. it has been said in opposition to an extension that the federal emergency unemployment compensation program was adopted for extraordinary circumstances that are disappearing. no. no. these extraordinary circumstances continue, as indicated in the report issued just this morning by president obama's council of economic advisers. it highlights that the current long-term unemployment rate is at least twice as high as it was at the expiration of every previous extended ui benefit program. the extraordinary circumstances continue. the report also sets out the economic impact of a failure to act. it agrees with cbo and other economists. allowing the federal ui program to expire will cost our economy at least 200,000 jobs next year because of reduced consumer demand. for this congress to ignore the national
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
confidence to our economy, to the business community and to our people if we got a beginning. deal, but unfortunately that does not seem to be, at least at this point in time, in the discussion. i'm hopeful that the budget committee so i'm hopeful that the budget committee conference will revisit or at least come up with a product that has not been discussed which will accomplish the objective of putting this country on a fiscally sustainible path for the long term, >> coming up, treasury secretary jack lew on implementation of the dodd-frank regulations. and president obama at the white house hanukkah reception. later, the democratic steering expiring hearing on unemployment benefits. span, washington journal looks at the mission and role of the national institutes of health. starting live at 7:30 eastern with director francis collins on the medical research priorities. future projects and the impact of sequestration. at 8:00, allergy and infectious diseases director anthony fauci followed by derek green director of the national human genome research institute gave at 9:00, harold
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
for the goods in china and other nations. the cap the world's economy humming. it may not work that way anymore . a rebounding u.s. is giving less support for you -- for global growth than it has in the past. the smallest u.s. current account deficits since 1999 shows the trend and the discovery of new domestic sources of oil and gas, it reinforces this issue. the country is spending less on imported energy." you can read the full story on bloomberg's website. the front page of "the pittsburgh post-gazette" -- a look at some of the victims from one year ago and a story that will likely get a lot of attention in the week ahead. this is from "the detroit free press" -- you can get more information by logging on to freep.com. next is robert from massachusetts. decline andre in the reason is because we, as a viewed -- when the world our opinion not to go to war, we would not go with our allies. we are ia country that has of thed because one world sees our moral fabric has declined, that is a decline any way. when bush stole the election world looked the --it is not a has way we go about the world.
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 1:05pm EST
anything else, they want a job. but finding work remains very difficult in an economy that still has 1.5 million fewer jobs than before the recession started six years ago. still ha million fewer jobs than before the recession started six years ago. we have never had anything close to such a sustained job deficit after any recent downturn. it has been said in opposition to an extension that the federal emergency unemployment compensation program was adopted, and i quote, for extraordinary circumstances that are disappearing. no, no. these extraordinary circumstances continue adds indicated in the report issued just this morning by president obama's council of economic advisors, that highlights that the current long-term unemployment rate is at least twice as high as it was at the expiration of every previous extended ui benefit program. the extraordinary circumstances in a few words continue. the report also sets out the economic impact of a failure to act. it occurs with cbo, wall street analysts and other economists, that allowing the federal ui program to expire who cost our economy
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
the economy. they should have tried to fix the economy. instead they focused time on a broken program by pulling in conservative concepts into a health care plan. >> that's -- >> oh. >> that's the reality. the main fundamental promises. keeping your plan, your doctor, saving $2500 per family per year, not true. you may trust him but you are one of five people in the country that believe him. >> you know me. >> i totally agree. there was over simplification. >> why are you having a hard time admitting it's not true? >> just the individual market there are ebbs and flows. that's natural. not everyone can keep their plan. >> they knew, read the november 2 edition of the wall street journal. they were debating in jewel of 2010 whether to tell the truth. they decided against it. here you are. he could have said it better. could have done this. they knew from the beginning. it was over simplification. absolutely true. >> they crafted the talking points to be that way. don't lie, emily. >> emily? >> i'm not going to agree. >> that's the truth. they knew it was going to happen. they didn't wa
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
of today's opinion pages of "the wall street journal:." again, your thoughts on the economy, especially in light of these new numbers, with the federal unemployment rate at seven percent. in.ere is how you can call we divided the lines differently. if you are under 30 -- it is discussions about the economy that takeover the papers today, especially in light of these new numbers. here is the editorial page of "the new york times." they have a different take -- we start this morning in jacksonville florida. angel is up. good morning, what do you think about the economy in light of these current numbers? good morning. first of all, thank you so much for taking my call. go ahead, you're on. caller: there is still a selection process that is very difficult for many people. thethe reason is simple, young people are being selected -- the selection very picky.ery, degrees and i can't find a job in jacksonville, florida. some cities are picking up quickly, some aren't. keep are you going to looking for work or have you given up? caller: i will keep looking. fairs, i apply for work every day. i s
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
:00 p.m.'s economy slowed more than estimated last quarter. gdp was 1.1%. that was revised down from the first estimate. business spending was weaker than initially thought as companies are cautious on their economy. protesters poured into the streets of kiev. they fear that the president is going to bring the country into an economic bloc led by russia. this followed a rally where they tore down a statue of vladimir lenin. and a chance to own a piece of the sydney opera house. you can own a tile for as little as $90. you do not own it physically, but you can personalize it online, giving you virtual ownership. fundraiserart of a to pay for the renovations. >> i would do that. people buy stars for each other, why not buy a piece of the opera house. >> there is a birthday gift for tom. >> time for single this chart. what do you have? >> he is going to become the ceo of time warner cable. there is work that the company will be acquired soon. rob marcus has a big payday coming. he could go out the door with a golden goodbye. we wanted to take a look at what other recent severance packag
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am EST
by just 165 votes. today president obama is heading in to talk about the economy. here's a look at the arts and recreation campus. he will be speaking a few minutes from now. we don't expect him to make specific announcements, but he will urge congress to pass a budget and extend unemployment by the end of the year. three house committees are holding hearings that focus on the affordable care act's roll out. republicans in the committee say issues with healthcare.gov prove they can't handle undertakings. democrats disagree with that. >> we have before us an example of something that may be too big to swallow even for the u.s. federal government. >> our country's experience with social security in 1935, medicare in 1965 and a prescription drug program in 2005 democrats the government is capable of overcoming the initial problems with the implementation. >> president obama insists the program is working well. he spoke in front of people who said have benefitted from the new law and works well for the ma jorit of users. as you heard, republicans remain skeptical and you are hearing
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
are furious about the failure to sign a trade deal with eu and turn to moscow to save the economy. >> translator: i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> translator: we are here to fight for our rights and our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything is fair. >> reporter: the crisis here is reaching a crucial moment and he believes he can survive with moscow's help but they are ready for a long fight to achieve aims and i'm tim friend with al jazeera. >> leaders lack constitutional power to oust the government before the presidential election in 2015. a riot breaks out in singapore's little india district after an india national was struck and killed by a bus. crowds attached police and set cars on fire and dozens were injured and 27 people were arrested. it was singapore's first major riot in four decades. and the president of venezuela won half of the elections on sunday and held control in the oil city and the capitol caracas and inflation is 54% and power outages and shortages of necessiti
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
to fulfill their potential. they can participate in economies and economic growth. where they are given the chance to be educated and get the health care they deserve to have. we know that society benefits. women and girls can participate in peacemaking and peace building. as full members of society's trying to resolve conflicts. we know resolution is more likely to be sustained. it is a great honor for me to have this award. it is a reminder of how much more we have ahead of us to accomplish. dreame sure that tom's and his life, the examples of the award recipients unlike bring out, income each of us, our own commitments to what we will do to further the cause of human rights. it is certainly what tom would expect us to do. ideals and byis accepting this award, knowing that he would not let me off the hook otherwise. i willomething that continue to be committed to in every way that i can and every fiber of my being because the kind of world we want is a world tomhich nelson mandela and lantos can be proud. thank you very much. [applause] >> later tonight on c-span, we will have remarks
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 9:20am EST
at headquarters buying goods thinking it's moving out the door, but the economy is-- consumers are telling something different. stuart: you're famous for going into the stores with your video camera and pointing out messy stores, stains on the floor, in this case lots of product lying around unsold, but you know, wal-mart's always like that. a lot of discount stores, big box retailers, they are kind of messy, target's not, i got that, but a lot of the rest are, and are you reading too much into this. >> they came out on black friday and set unrealistic expectations, 29 cent towels and a remarkable quarter. i say no way jose, and they're going to have to mark it down. they have he an issued two warnings and-- >> they won't issue the warnings report until next february. >> correct. stuart: if they do that, the stock will go down? >> i think it will continue to underperform, and where it will get hit are those that supply the company. stuart: and working people and middle class people are getting a squeeze in this particular economy, do you think that's hitting wal-mart and their inventory? >
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
with stakeholders from all areas of our economy and with the administration and the courts to ensure an open, deliberative thoughtful process, we held several hearings and issued two public discussion drafts in may and september of this year which led to the formal introduction of the innovation act in october. i believe that it takes the necessary steps to address abusive patent litigation. abusive patent litigation is a drag on our economy. everyone from independent inventors to startups to mid and large-sized businesses face this constant threat. the tens of billions of dollars spent on settlements and litigation expenses associated with abusive patent suits represent truly wasted capital. wasted capital that could have been used to create new jobs, fund r&d and create new innovations and technologies that promote the progress of science and useful arts. and that's what innovation is really about, isn't it? if you're able to create something, invent something new and unique, then you should be allowed to sell your product, grow your business, hire more workers and live the american dream.
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> we just on't have patience. neil: michelle, thank you. the great news is the economy is officially on fire. the gdp is up in the latest quarter. good news is bad news on wall street. and i'm getting awfully sick and tired of wall street. neil: the good news is i can almost play this out. the economy is going at a robust 3.6% rate and that's great. what are you, blitzed? it means that we are doing almost too great and wall street doesn't like us doing remotely great. because it means that the federal reserve has no reason to keep this great party going on and that's not great. and with the $85 million a month thrown at us month in and month out, going away and it's not great. this could be happening sooner than we think. let's have jonathan hoenig explain are you buying into that and would you be buying that now? >> the market seems to be suggesting that. not just the data that we have the last couple of days, but also a lot of the actual stock actions within the market itself. reaching the llmited partnerships, all of the dividend oriented stocks and investments that people made be
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
of shared investment in education, investments in infrastructure, and trying to figure out an economy that works for all i think is important. take tomorrow, fast food workers. 100 places where fast food workers are going to be staging strikes. and who are the fast food workers now? is no longer 18-, 19-, 20- year-old kid trying to get into college, or in college and doing this is a job. when you go to mcdonald's, when you go to walmart, you are seeing people in their 60s and 70s. this is wrong. and so i think there is a sense -- we will see. so, but, in terms of my belly wake, public education, on december 9 there will be over 60 events, 60 cities, counties, towns, and more coming every day, of parents, community groups, clergy, are union how toions talking about do bottom up reform, solution reform, community-based reform that actually helps kids be more successful than schools. so we are seeing this community work and this bottom-up organizing in public education, as well as in economic issues. job issues. >> mr. sellwood. >> you mentioned that we should not have a race to the bott
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am EST
and they had the country running very smoothly. they stimulated the economy. all the mechanics of everything was working really well. i do think it is a republican or democrat issue, left or right, what is going on now, i think we have a lot of good democrats like menendez and darrell issa, i think is a good democrat. he is a republican from california. i think we need to get the country back in control of the west coast. they do a better job than the east coast. i think the north carolina is doing a real good job. i wonder what number his position is going to be. will he go down as a worst president ever? i don't see him in the top 10 or top 20 or top 50. i'm sure he is a good man. he has a tough job to do. he wakes up like everybody else does, puts his pant legs on one leg at a time. it is a tough job. he is talking about trey gowdy from north carolina. on was talking about the president's job and how he might rank historically. the real clear politics average of different polls out there on job approval currently has obama as a 40.1% approval rate, a disapproval rate of 55.6%. that is an
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
for the economy and washington in general. take a listen to what two lawmakers had to say earlier today. >> keep the budget caps in place, not raise taxes, which is important during this weak economy, and actually avoid a government shutdown. so i'm hopeful that even by the end of this week we'll be able to come together and achieve that. >> i certainly hope as part of it that the negotiators will take to heart what the president had to say. there are working families across america that are struggling. there are unemployed families who need a helping hand. we've got to protect and preserve the safety net in america and give these working families a fighting chance. >> so alex, of course there you have republican rob portman, democrat dick durbin. and you heard senator durbin talking about unemployment insurance. that is still the main sticking point. democrats, the president want unemployment insurance extended for 1.3 million americans. that's expected to expire at the end of the year. they say if that's not continued, it would be bad for those workers and also bad for the economy. republicans
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
the spending caps in place, that we don't raise taxes at a time when the economy is still weak and i think we can accomplish that over the next couple of days. >> let's go over what's on the table. cuts to federal pensions, military pensions, airline security fee hikes, unemployment and selling more of the broadcast spectrum. even those things aren't flying with some democrats, particularly the cuts to pensions already. what are the chances, ron, that any one of those things could derail a deal? >> well, i think there's a chance that just about anything in this town could derail any deal. i think the fact that we're -- you know, you're even asking if this can be considered a deal or success just shows you how pitiful this city has gotten right now. this is outrageous that the best they're going to be able to do is a stopgap measure that punts the problems down the road. i know one thing for sure, they're all going on vacation on friday. meanwhile the debt won't be taken care of. meanwhile they probably have raised taxes on us through our airline fees, that's a tax increase. they probably will
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am EST
got data that the economy grew at the 3.6% rate and there was a drop in unemployment claims. it all adds up and the data showing that the economy appearing to be getting stronger and some believe it can with stand the federal reserve. >> good news and thanks a lot. >> absolutely. >> it with pride is a new exhibit opening right now at the national gallery of art. it tells about the volunteer infantry. it was one of the first official african-american units. the gallery produced a play called forward 54. here to talk about it is the play right. good morning. you brought with you a dad low. that will come to in a moment. we won't ask them to speak. they are part of this wonderful program. i looked over the materials you have and it's unbelievable. tell us about what you wrote. >> this compliments the exhibit what is commissioned by the education division. it brings the story to through the eyes of the four characters. one is a young drummer boy and com shaw himself. he led the regimen and usy sing taylor. >> when i look through the book that they produced for this exhibition, i was mov
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 3:10pm EST
of the benefit to our economy of having half a million, one million more college educated workers? >> i don't have those numbers at my fingertips. economists have done network and we would be happy to submit for the record. that -- note they only have they cited the benefits for those completing an education, but even going to some college has economic benefit for the community and individual. is a higherhere dropout rate than we would like from pell recipients, getting them into college has benefits to you and me and our constituents? >> yes. there's a question to be asked here. to be eligible for a pell grant, you have to be enrolled in a program that is leading to some sort of certificate or degree. but there are some instances where if there are dollars lacking in workforce development or training, some students have no intention of completing a certificate or degree. todaye of the discussion has dealt with waste and fraud and the effect of college aid on reducing individual initiative thosee preparation of that receive pell grants, particularly those on the short end of the privilege c
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am EST
been helping the economy. >>> more problems for j.c. penney. the sec asking the struggling retailer for more information on a stock sale last september where it sold $932 million of new shares in an effort to help fund its turn around. and, let's talk cold, -- kohl's, there are several locations around the area. they're pulling out all the stops with heavy promotions to drum up sales. how to for the first time ever, they will stay open 6:00 p.m. christmas eve. >>> and, it is party time for manicism companies. more employers are throwing year-end bashes. >> thank you. >> we have a horrible story of animal callity to tell you about. >> a man accused of even killing them. we will have that still ahead on good morning, washington. it >> welcome back at 4:40. i know, this morning i almost went back inside and threw the coat on the couch. and he though it was a light coat, you certainly didn't need it. >> i was, like, why is it wet out here, did it rain? >> jacqui was telling you it was going to rain. >> i know. >> you did listen to nothing i said? >> i did, i just didn't know if it was c
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
jobs and the economy. former secretaries of state madeleine albright and hillary clinton come a remembering south african president nelson mandela. and a white house briefing with secretary jay carney. >> the book affairs events from washington, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house event, briefings, and conferences. and complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house. we are c-span, created by the cable tv industry and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. now you can watch us in hd. >> republican senator rand paul at the detroit economic club. some have considered him as a presidential candidate although he himself has not made any formal announcement. this event is part of the road to the white house 2016 coverage. [applause] cracks good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. on this nice brisk detroit michigan day, it is my honor to introduce dr. rand paul, the junior senator from kentucky. the united states senator elected in 2010 and has certainly made his mark in just a very short time. he has proven to be an outspoken champion for cons
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 11:30pm EST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
benefitted his country's economy. >> controversy over the latest projectproject on artist cristo. some say it will damage the eco-system. >> it's called "over the river". the arkansas in south central colorado. what cristo wants to do here is suspend hundreds of huge panels of silvery cloth nearly six miles of it in eight sections along a 42-mile stretch of the river. the drawing shows how the sun light will filter through the fafabric. >> the best way to see it is underneath on a raft drifting through big horn sheep canyon. >> we have 300,00 300,000 raften the summertime and that is spectacular to experience the project. >> it's a created play of light passing through the fabric reflecting through the water. up, not down. cristo and his team have been working for "over the river" for more than 20 years. they have had to get approval because much of the project is on emplo protected land. cristo is raising the $50 million that it costs by selling hundreds of works which he makes by hand. he and his wife became famous for their out sized and ou out outlandish projects and "over the river" i
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
necessary to help our economy grow. that would make the right choices when it comes to how we fund the variety of things the boat -- government does. i do not have a rubber support on that except that we certainly agree with those republican leaders who have said since the debacle that they impose on the american economy ended, that they will not do that again. >> he came up and said that the shutdown was overcoming was while it happened again, and he said no. what is the white house doing to prevent that? >> again, i would refer you back to that experience./ we asked for nothing in return for keeping the government open. when itmade clear that comes to budget deal, to make a reasonable compromise to make sure that the economy grows faster, create more jobs for the middle class and it is more secure. that we make the kind of investments that help our, grown not just now but in the future. the only side in this ideological debate, or this debate that has been put forward as a copper has a plan that -- a copper has a plan that has included the development over the past couple of year
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00am EST
a time when this wasn't a big problem and we were in an economy where you could make it into the middle class. and some educators say that the passport to middle class used to be the high school diploma. but not anymore. there is a new economy and a new passport to middle class is education beyond high school. and girls seem to be getting at amboise lesson lasts. so i feel that that problem -- i cannot find major organizations or government groups and the department of education is still talking about the shortchange of this because they were deeply influenced by the early research that said the girls weren't shortchanged. so they haven't adjusted to the times. we have the white house counsel, women and girls, concerned about the education of girls so girls don't fall behind. and when it's boys, it's like they are significantly behind girls. so i think we need this as well. >> host: you write that women in the u.s. now earn 62% of the associate degrees and 57% of bachelors degrees and 60% of masters degrees and 52% of doctorates, college admissions officers, they were first baffled and
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
the economy. american people are talking about all these issues except what is important to me, my job and income. that is what washington needs to focus on. american people are screaming, focus on what is important to us. picturepaint a bright on the horizon for the white in terms of how things could go. how do you see that? >> we can try to turn this , is working, are people getting insurance, are people aying yes? thee are scenarios where country starts saying, ok, it was a bumpy start but it will get better. the economy is improving. at the same time, you have a series of fiscal debates coming up between the president and congress and those have not gone well. the president and his team see those as opportunities again to sharpen the difference between what he is trying to do for the country and what republicans and their words are impeding. that may be an opportunity for obama some approval ratings, perception of competence among the public there it it is a rosy scenario and there is a lot between now and then that has to get fixed. the white house will have to rebrand in a way. >
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am EST
side as well, came out and said that is what happens, standard and poor's says the cost economy is $1 million, they just make those numbers up. is not true. wait a minute, standard and poor's is a different agency, they are moving out, that lenders out there and that does have an effect and you take the ordinary citizen and they're trying to decide what is in the best interest of their family or with you want to go in their country and having a hard time making decisions because we have a woman who works in montana, a wonderful friend who does a great job, three times week she comes across a bridge in the river quite wide eyed, you won't believe what i read on the internet. i always say the same thing. i am not going to believe what you read on the internet. >> we talked before hand, we fought to give you a sense of a very personal nature, what comes through in these letters is arthur was not only a preeminent historian, he would have two martinis and go back and write 5,000 words. what comes through with their he is having a dustup with nathaniel buckley or somebody else is the enorm
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
here in washington but the folks in washington seem to put the brakes on the economy every six months or so. or even more often than not. they are not helping and with first act to growth in the economy. i think that americans will put more money into education and the economy is doing better or when they confront the fact that the funding education is actually hurting them and their state, so i think there is a bigger picture and bigger pressures out there at play on this and then of course you also have legal requirements and constitutional requirements within states. we are sadly one of the states that under our con -- constitution require a test for every child. in connecticut we have shaffer's own mail and o'neal being a former governing -- governor that allows a super education district overseeing about 41% of the kids in the greater hartford school district and surrounding districts putting them in different schools that they would otherwise be attending. that is a constitutional answer to an education problem. >> yes, sir. >> thank you governor. i'm sorry. i am very stern a se
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Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
of the economic news and what republicans are saying that obamacare will actually be hurting the economy as we get into 2014 and 2015. jon: well, one health care policy expert who was quoted in "the financial times" says it is tantamount to the decision consumers have to make when they buy a car. do you want a mercedes or want a chevy? if you want better health care you are in some circumstances able to pay for it but what if, you know, if these obamacare plans won't let these patients access some of the better hospitals, what are they supposed to do? >> oh, i think there will be a lot of people upset, whether cancer consumer groups or patient groups. they will be making the case for changes to the law. as you know, jon, that will be very hard to do with such a partisan law. so i think the consequences we're seeing whether on cost, high deductibles, whether it is on premiums, that's something that will be very, very hard to fix because there is a limit of what the administration can do administratively. a lot of republicans saying that he already gone too far, the president has gone too far on tho
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >>> stocks were lower and investors are worried that a pair of better than expected reports on the economy will mean the federal reserve will start pulling back the stimulus program. >>> happy van winkle sells just 7,000 cases of the bourbon. made even more rare by the recent theft around $26,000. >>> as the search for the thief continues. >> be able to -- it is an inside job. >> the sheriff isn't buying this was all a publicity stunt. >> i was going to post a photo on facebook. >> it's one of her explaining she's teaching students how quickly a photo can beseen by lots of people. >> three and a half million people liked it. >> you can't just post something on there and think it's not a big deal because it can be a big deal. >>> there was a seahawks recovery and a touchdown the crowd went so wild, that at a seismic recording station nearby, a tremor measuring between magnitude 1 and 2 shook the ground. >>> it has been almost a year since the sandy hook school shootings and now a judge has ordered the 911 tapes from that awful day be made public. >> that comes over and above the objections
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am EST
stimulus of the economy. it's been its longest losing streak since september but the markets are waiting on today's jobs report due out at 8:30. checking the numbers for you the dow dropped 68 points closing at 15,821. the s&p 500 was down by almost 8 points. the nasdaq was off by about 5. >>> microsoft says it will beep you security to pre-- beef up security to prevent government snooping. the agency was intercepting traffic. microsoft fears the nsa may have broken into their global communication links as well. "the shington post" reports that microsoft plans to encrypt the data flowing through all of its communication, productivity and other scheses. google andrea -- services. google and yahoo plan to do the same thing. >>> attending college is not getting any cheaper. according to a new report by the institute for college access and success, itself average debt for the -- average debt for the class of 2012 is more than $29,000. that sup 10% from the year before and it's worse around our neck of the woods. the report says students in the east and midwest tend to borrow much more than i
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Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
to innovate, create new technologies and jobs... and strengthen the economy. america is the world's leader in wireless. let's keep it that way. free up licensed spectrum today, so wireless... can do more for america tomorrow. >>> all of the crews out there are working trying to keep those primary roads open. those secondary roads are slippery and don't forget the sidewalks, very dangerous tonight. >> walking around, it sounds common sense, but people fall all the time when they try to get to their car tomorrow and you're right, secondary roads are bad, but i'm more concerned about downed power lines and trees overnight with the heavy freezing rain. let's start with the headlines. this is the story, phase three if you will and we're looking at pretty serious icing. 27 to 31 overnight north and west of town. major icing is possible overnight north and west. you won't believe how much is possible. the morning commute icy north and west, montgomery county and fairfax county, of course, up to frederick and out to loudon. morning commute is just wet south of d.c. and east of i-95. allow extra ti
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Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
important to the economy and we assume that they have adapted many times before. so they have some to do with the stock market and they won't be able to have the big pipelines and is again going to be a more complex very and they have to be very careful of rushing out and thinking that everything has changed radically the we are all in the process the shale gas revolution is how quickly things can change. from this includes their own uses of energy efficiency and that is the kind of things we are talking about. we have to be careful of thinking that this change is russia's position in europe, but the russians are going to respond to it and i would just say over the next several years, we will have a lot of discussion and how did that happen. so i think that we just have to be careful about how we crave things right now. >> can you speak up a little bit? and there is one minority in the place where it began. it actually consists of about more than 100,000 people in syria and there is no help from russia and do you see any change of policy at all. >> can you explain this group? >> this is
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Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
, for yourself or families or friends, if you care about the economy, because what we do is a wonderful support of the economy with a remarkable return on investments in the grants going out we get a two fold return in the first year. this case is so strong that i think ultimately it has to win. i would say to the young scie e scientist, hang in there, we mean get through this. >> nih has the world's largest hospital and more than 23,000 unique patients in 2013. i want to follow up on sam's point. you said the neuro science is the last frontier of medical research. how so? >> the human brain is the most complicated structure in the known universe. there are 86 billion neurons and each has a thousand connections. and the ability to be able to make sense out of that has seemed out of reach for most of the time that we have been studying neuro science is biology. and the president announced the human brain initiative and work to figure out how the circuits in the brain work. that is an amazing frontier to think about. we can measure what happens with individual neurons and we can take images of t
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Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
of history books and we can be put back on a stable footing. or thecare about health economy, because when nih does is a wonderful support of the economy with a remarkable return on investment in all of those grants that are going out to all 50 states, we get something like you to fold return in ln the first year. this case is so strong, it has to win the day. whoof the young scientists are listening, hang in there. we are going to get through this. host: for more information on largestch has the hospital dedicated to clinical research, more than 23,000 unique patients in 2013. i want to follow-up on her point. she is studying narrow science. you said that is -- neuro science. the human brain is the most complicated structure in the universe. -- the ability to make sense out of that has seemed out of reach for most of the time that we have been studying neuroscience and biology. president obama announced a new step in that direction. the human brain initiative, which aims a combination of research from nih, nsf, darpa, private foundations, from companies working with the international comm
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
is fund mentally flawed and continues to reek havoc on american families, businesses, and the economy. >> police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 tonight to help catch a killer. the victim is anthony robinson gunned down late last night in the 1900 block of 17th street southeast. robinson was 26 and so far, police have no suspects and no motive. >> take a look at this mess on the beltway. just before 11:30, maryland state police say two vehicles collided near route 50. one of those vehicles was hauling trash, which then spilled all over the interstate. crews have since cleend cleaned up that mess. >> the release of a man being held in cuba. they held a vigil today in support of allen. today marks four years that he's been held in a cuban prison. he was working in cuba as part of a u.s. agency to increase access. the cuban government arrested and sentenced him to 15 years in prison accusing him of trying to undermine the regime by setting up unauthorized communication systems. his wife says that her husband is always on her mind. >> i wake up with allen on my mind in the morn
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am EST
of the fiscal crises and a brinkmanship that has hampered the economy -- economic recovery and driven public opinion of congress to an all-time low. and patty mary -- murray encountered last-minute resistance from houston rally leaders who had said any deal should be accompanied by an extension of expiring unemployment benefits for 1.3 million workers. has tempered expectations for deals on the budget and the farm bill yesterday. neither issue appears to be poised for conclusion. and if there's a press conference, there is clearly no agreement on a budget from the two chief negotiators. their self-imposed deadline is next friday, december 13. sources indicated that an agreement could be announced in the coming days. speaker boehner did not say whether he would move forward to pass a short-term continuing resolution that would float the government for january 16. details available online at rollcall.com. the senate will be in session for another week after the house. the house will recess for the holidays next friday. you can watch all of this on c- span. the senate on c-span 2. moran there i
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Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
,000 jobs last month. it's 20,000 more jobs than expected. the economy added jobs for four straight months. >>> tributes continue to pour in, the royal couple speaks out about nelson mandela. what they had to say moments after learning of his death. >>> we are live at the national christmas tree lighting. we'll show you the preparations under way and when you expect to see the first family. >>> it's likely going to be a rainy christmas tree lighting. >>> extremely sad and tragic news. we are reminded what an extraordinary and inspiring man nelson mandela was. my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family right now. >> they expressed condolences to nelson mandela's family. they learned of the death after attending a screening of the new mandela movie. two of mandela's daughters were there, they learned of the death before the movie ended and asked for the movie to continue. >>> performers will take the stage on the ellipse for the preshow before the national christmas tree lighting ceremony. >> most of the crowd is already in their seats. the first family is expected within the hour.
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Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
's economy, cut their revenues by more than half. have put enormous pressure on their currency. their economy contracted by five percent. it is precisely because of the international sanctions and the coalition we were able to build that the iranian people responded by saying we need a new direction. and that's what brought president rouhani to power. he was not necessarily the first choice of the hardliners inside of iran. now, that doesn't mean that we should trust him or anybody else inside of iran. this is a regime that came to power swearing opposition to the united states, to israel, and to many of the values that we hold dear. but what i've consistently said is even as i don't take any options off the table, what we do have to test is the possibility that we can resolve this issue diplomatically. and that is the deal that, at the first stages, we have been able to get done in geneva, thanks to some extraordinary work by john kerry and his counterparts in the p5-plus-1. so let's look at exactly what we've done. for the first time in over a decade, we have halted advances in the iranian
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Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
think that's right? >> in large part. but also i think we have to look at the economy and considering that the economy has not been favorable to hispanics. i thought ted cruz had it right if you were in a private plane a few years ago still probably flying a private plane. but if you're in the bottom running of the economic lad dtt you're struggling. this is why approval ratings for hispanics is dropping. they are running out of patience with the president. >> the economy was as bad during the last presidential election. >> you're right. look just this weekend, evidently now the white house is talking hispanic groups and saying spanish language website is up and running and so this s-you know, six, seven weeks out after the deadline they had set for themselves. absolutely. obama care has not been good for hispanics and think about states like california, tucker. states like florida which are dropping millions of people, a lot of americans are losing their health care insurance. those two states have a big hispanic population. >> my impression of the white house strategy on winning bac
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
with the eu and, instead, turn towards moscow to save ukraine's ailing economy. >> i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> we are here to the fight for our rights so that our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything is fair. >> the crisis here is reaching a crucial moment. president yanokovich believes he can survive with moscow's help but the protesters say they are ready for a long fight to achieve their aims. tim friend, al jazeera, kiev. the president of the central african republic admits he does not have control over his country. his favorite allies have been engaged in heavy fighting, and has killed nearly 400 people. the united states approved france sending soldiers which seems to have been calming the violence. our nizine ms. you'mizzuri has on cha challenges they face >> reporter: people find refuge in a church. it is better to sleep here than at home. it is some day for the church bells are sigh lengths. t they only ring to warn a danger. police had no such warning when celica killed most of
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Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm PST
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Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
this debt ceiling thing, if we don't pass it, the whole economy collapses. >> the older members who have to slowly walk them through. >> the last couple of years have been a pretty good demonstration of the value and not having term limits. we're running out of time. i got a few here i might as well share in no particular order, i'll put them out there. gerald ford was right to pardon richard nixon. i don't know if that is popular. i think he was. i don't like -- i hate -- i hate the idea of a balanced budget amendment. at the federal level. maybe different at the state level. i cheer against -- let me qualify this, when it comes to basketball, in the summer olympics, i tend to cheer against -- i tend to cheer for the team playing the united states, in basketball only, because the united states is such a -- this is really unpopular. because the -- it is such a -- they're beating up on the -- the united states versus this toiny country. i shouldn't have confessed it. and that's the danger of this segment. >> in new york to say that. >> i'm sorry. i love you, america. >>> political figure
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Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
of the college degree. programs strengthen the economy and boost workforce productivi productivity. it can increase employment and wages and move into students into the middle class. while ibm proud of the federal investment congress has made in the federal program and in recent years through the passage of student aid and fiscal responsibility act of 2010 and the college cost reduction and excess costs of 2007 i know the congress can do much more to support college access and success. unfortunately, recent budget agreement have reduced the funding by more than $50 billion by cutting hundreds of thousands of students from the program. many other changes with other federal student aid programs to fund the total grant program. we can do better than robbing peter to pay paul. the republican majority wants to eliminate hundreds of thousands if not millions more students from the program to program by cutting $98 billion by that program allowing. to be sure, students have continued to struggle to afford the cost of a college degree. skyrocketing college costs in recent years have eroded the pur
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